[200q20v] Re: Injector o-rings

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Tue Jan 16 17:19:44 EST 2001

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <DPulvino at agraus.com>
> Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 15:01:54 -0800
> To: <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] Re: Injector o-rings
> Bernie,
> I had previously erased fault codes before the current no start episode, so
> it's pretty much a sure thing that the current hall sender error is related to
> the current no start situation.  As far as just replacing hall sender, I
> believe I'd heard that the hall sender by itself is almost as much as the
> distributor.  
I doubt that, inasmuch as most all Bosch distributors of this vintage use
the same Hall.  They should be pretty bullet proof, so even a used one would
be a good bet, after you have confirmed Hall as the problem.  An open line
to the Hall would show as a Hall error, I believe.
> Also, wouldn't some side to side play in a bearing allow a bit of rotational
> slop at the business end of the dist shaft?
Please use explicit terms.  Radial, axial, or rotational "play"?  Rotational

> As far as borrowing a distributor from your staff, appreciate the offer, but
> it might turn out to be more trouble than it's worth.  I'm going to try and
> pull the dist. tonight and check the particulars, including reindexing it;
> we'll see how much of a difference it makes.
> Also, found another source for the viton seals;  a company called Air-Oil has
> a seal division or the like.  The place I talked to was in Portland, Oregon,
> numbers 1-800-242-2672.  Pricing was the same.
> At any rate, thanks for your input,
> Derek P  

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